Meet Super E!

Meet Super E!

     Have you met Super E?? My students LOVE this reading superhero! (I mean, who doesn’t love a superhero theme?! 😉) It’s so fun to teach CVCe words using Super E! Here’s how!        1. Introduce Super E by showing your students this poster. 👇...
An Engaging Way to Teach Blends!

An Engaging Way to Teach Blends!

    Ok, this is hands down my favorite way to teach blends. We make “smoothie” blends and my kiddos have SO. MUCH. FUN. 👏 Here’s how I teach this lesson: Start by telling your students you’re going to make a {smoothie} blend today. You’re going to take two...
How to Teach CVC Words

How to Teach CVC Words

    Let’s talk CVC words! I like to use a construction theme to teach CVC words. We have so much fun “building” words! I start by showing my students a CVC word picture card and then we “build” the word together. (Aren’t these construction cards adorable? 🚧😍)  ...
A Fun Way to  Teach the Alphabet!

A Fun Way to Teach the Alphabet!

     I’m excited to share how I use a “mystery bag” to teach the alphabet. It’s so fun!! And it’s a really interactive, tactile way for students to learn the letters/sounds.      So, what is this mystery bag?? It’s a bag full of items that begin with the “letter of...
Exciting Easter Activities!

Exciting Easter Activities!

     Easter is just around the corner so I wanted to share some eggs-cellent activities for celebrating the holiday! And you guessed it, they’re all egg themed! 😉   Easter Egg Craft Cut out an egg shape on cardstock. Draw a design on the egg using a white crayon...
Rainbow Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

Rainbow Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

     I love doing a rainbow unit for St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve compiled five easy, fun rainbow activities you can do with your kiddos this spring!   Make a Rainbow! Place a mirror in a bowl of water at an angle (a compact mirror works well). Shine a flashlight on...
How to Increase Student Engagement

How to Increase Student Engagement

     Do your students start getting antsy and restless before spring break (ok, really any break)? Or is that just my kiddos? 😉 I wanted to share some great ways to increase student engagement…especially if spring break is just around the corner!   Add Movement! If...
Valentine’s Day Activities for Little Learners!

Valentine’s Day Activities for Little Learners!

      I’m so excited to share five FUN, hands-on Valentine’s Day activities you can do with your preschooler! Keep scrolling to read all about them!    Design a “Love Bug” Craft Your kiddo will love designing their own “love bug” out of hearts! To...
How to Boost Teacher Morale

How to Boost Teacher Morale

     Well, winter break is over…and spring break feels pretty far away, doesn’t it? This is the time of year teachers could really use a morale boost! I have four fun, easy ways to create a positive work environment. I used them when I was an assistant principal and...